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>> laura lee defazio morbito. >> actor in morales. jon: they are still reading in lower manhattan. names of fallen continue to roll at bottom of the screen there as we honor all of them. >> our thoughts with all families families and their members who they lost today. see you on monday. jon: we will continue the commemoration of events of 9/11, 2001, but also this, good news and bad news for republican frontrunner. new poll showing donald trump holding his lead in iowa but a large block of gop voters there insist a billionaire candidate will never be an option. good morning. it is "happening now." and i'm jon cot. jenna: i'm jenna lee. we look forward to hearing about your adventure.
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seems nothing has changed. donald trump's advantage narrowing as he plans for rally and football tailgating in iowa. dr. ben carson nipping at his heels in a new poll as well. ted cruz leading remainder of the pack which includes scott walker. the wisconsin governor once a favorite to win iowa seeing his numbers plunge. 27% of likely republican caucussers supporting trump. 21% back dr. ben carson. what is the big questions asked has been about scott walker. chief political correspondent carl cameron surely heard them all. the big question is what happened with governor scott walker? >> reporter: in a word he got trumped. walker let all the polls in iowa until pretty much five, six weeks ago. in this "quinnepiac poll" he is actually running 10th. trump has 27% in the lead off caucus state. ben carson at 21. nobody in the in the teens. nobody.
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rest of the pack in single digits. given march begin of error, essentially 13 candidates are all bunched together. trump says he was eager to take a shot at carson. he questioned his faith and skills and skills as reknowned surgeon. jindal called him yesterday a madman and narcissistic egomaniac. walker got cursed with good luck during his very first appearance. that is video back in iowa earlier this year at one of the first big cattle calls. trump was at that event by the way but walker got great reviews. he gave a strong speech and it wept national n that same week the "the des moines register" poll came out to put him ahead in first place. from there much to his chagrin had nowhere to go but down. trump started getting taken seriously by a lot of voters. look at favorabilities here. what you see in front of you is eight candidates, all of whom
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are 60% favorable rated or better. of course carson up at9% is astronomical number about all of those eight candidates, could be in position to really compete and potentially win in iowa, two ifs. one they need the money. around two, they need to put that money into organization that can get between 30 and 35,000 people and persuade them to come out on a cold february night spend a few hours publicly supporting them at the caucuses that's not easy. when the problem, when trump is taking up all the oxygen it is really hard to raise money and some of those candidates including walker have cash problems. rick perry is in particular. there you see it popularity of donald trump at 60%, ranging up to carson at 79, these republicans notwithstanding pretty nazi barbs they are throwing at each other remain popular with iowa caucus-goers and the first test is five months from now. jenna: carl, thank you.
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jon: vice president joe biden is casting doubt whether he will enter the presidential race. appearing on the late show with stephen colbert, says anyone running for president has to give it all they have got and may not be up to it with the recent death of his son beau. >> reporter: vice president is thinking about how hard it is seeking higher office with the his son constantly on his mind. he told a powerful story on a late-night show what happened with meet-and-greet with veterans in colorado a few weeks ago. >> it was going great. and, a guy in the back yells, major beau biden, bronze star, sir, served with him in iraq. all of sudden, i lost it. how could you, i mean that is not, i shouldn't be saying this
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but that -- you can't do that. >> reporter: that is the kind of candor about the added difficulty of a possible campaign that has just about everybody, likely to attend a democratic caucuses next year, 91%, saying the vice president is honest, and trustworthy. that is a lot more than the 64% who feel that way about clinton in the latest "quinnepiac poll." but he still hasn't declared. he still sits in third place in iowa in that poll behind clinton and senator bernie sanders. it is still completely unclear what is going to happen next because last night the vp made clear he just doesn't know if he has to the it in him but that doesn't necessarily mean he's out because at one point during the colbert taping somebody in the crowd at ed sullivan theater shouted out biden should run. he told that audience member with a smile, be careful what you wish for. jon? jon: interesting, very cagey you might say. thanks very much, peter doocy in washington. jenna: another big story we're watching today, europe put to the test as the migrant crisis
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pushes many countries to their limits. thousands of refugees escaping from war and terror in the homelands converging at as you tia's main border crossing with hungary. many people pushing through police lines to walk as rail traffic is suspended due to all the overcrowding. greg palkot live from london with the very latest. greg? >> reporter: jenna, day after day as we've been reporting it this european migrant crisis gets worse. the u.s. gradually thing drawn in. first look at the route and look at numbers. the bulk of refugees coming into europe are coming from syria and other hot spots and depressed areas through turkey through hungary, up through germany and beyond. court -- according to the latest count, 432,000 refugees and migrants entered europe since just december. a refugee camp in hungary near
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border in syria, food being seen throw to the crowds of migrants by police. there are complaints at this camp and others people are kept in pens like animals under abysmal conditions. hungarian officials say they are investigating. but they also said today, if you things are rough this week, wait until next week. that is when stiff new laws regarding immigration in hungary will be kicking in. they are rushing to beef up a barbed wire fence across the border between serbia and hungary. there is talk of troops backing up some empowered police. there was another meeting of e.u. officials today. there will be a big one on monday. that is when they talk about distributing 160,000 refugees throughout the could not mint. people are already saying that number is too small and countries are already saying they won't even take in that number, their quotas. finally as thousands continue to
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stream through turkey to greece, it should be noted that the bulk of these refugees are not coming from syria itself. they're coming from countries around syria. the agencies are cutting back. the money that they are giving to these people and the countries are cracking down. that is what is really triggering this right now. also being triggered, jenna, calls for u.s. to do more. we heard from the white house yesterday. we heard 10,000 more syrian refugees would be taken in next year. more funding will go to refugee groups. people are saying more must be done. back to you. jenna: greg, thank you. ♪ jon: well, today america remember as day we should never forget. 14 years after the 9/11 terror attacks, left almost 3,000 innocent people dead in new york city, at the pentagon and at shanksville, pennsylvania. the national september 11th
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memorial and museum in downtown manhattan is honoring each and everyone of them today. rick leventhal live in lower manhattan as he was on that day. rick? >> reporter: and jon, it is extremely difficult day for you will of us who were here on new york city on september 11th, 2001, especially tough for the many thousands of family members of victims who died when both of those towers fell that awful morning. of course each year thousands of survivors and relatives and first-responders gather at the world trade center site to reflect and remember and honor the lives lost by reading names of all 2983 men, women and children who were killed in the 9/11 attacks here at the pentagon, in shanksville, pennsylvania, where flight 93 crashed and also lives lost in that first world trade center bombing back in 1993. six moments of silence were observed as they always are, marking times the planes hit the towers, the pentagon and the pennsylvania field and the times
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the towers fell and reading of those names continues this morning. while time clearly can not heal all wound, it helps families have support of each other. it helps that the site has been transformed into a beautiful memorial, powerful museum, and gleaming skyscrapers demonstrating progress and resiliency. >> there is a light at the end of the tunnel in the sense whiles losses are still hard to bear there is so much love and compassion people feel on the memorial. it is such a tradition. it's a national obligation to reed these names so it does, it helps. >> reporter: of course security is us a concern here in the city on 9/11. the police commissioner, bill bratton, everyone should feel safe, that nypd is constantly on alert and looking for threats, thwarting some 20 plots here in new york city. jon: rick leventhal. we'll check in with you later. thank you. we want to hear from you, do you
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think our homeland is safe 14 years after the attacks of 9/11? our live chat is up and running. that is the topic, go to and join the conversation. jenna: as we remember 9/11 some lawmakers are saying we are setting ourselves up for another attack with the iran nuclear deal. >> we're talking about giving the ayatollah khamenei a theocratic, homicidal maniac, who hates america every bit as much bin laden did. giving him $100 billion. jenna: our next guest says the country is in uncharted waters. we'll get into why next. also a legal case that made national headlines. you will remember this woman accused of murdering her fiance during a kayaking trip on the hudson river. the medical examiner's office accused of overreaching in its report about the cause of death. how does that impact case? our legal panel weighs in coming up.
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jenna: fox news alert. we're awaiting a vote in the house today on a measure to approve the iran nuclear agreement. this is just one of the votes today and the measure will fail as the majority, the republicans, are actually having this vote because they want to get democrats on the record as supporters of this controversial deal. democrats prevent ad vote of disapproval in the senate. so as of now, there will be no further votes on the issue. jerry seib is -- jerry seib washington bureau chief for "the wall street journal" wrote about this, the back and forth, the politics of this all this week in your column. gerry, i want to read a few lines for our viewers. it certainly has come true. the argument will be hasly and highly partisan. in the end the deal will almost certainly survive. the nation will launch into uncharted waters. what is the significance of all this in how it has happened? >> well i think what's significant and certainly what is interesting, this is occasion
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which the significant foreign policy move is being made entirely on a thin partisan basis. there are a lot of debates, very contentious debates over the years on foreign policy issues in this town. there is nothing new about that. but in the end there is always some bipartisanship. two iraq wars, heavily opposed but in the end some democrats supported. arms control agreements those were source of bitter debate and some veneer of bipartisanship and tendency for most cases for people to come together after the debate and voight to present united face to the world. neither of those things are likely to happen in this case. jenna: gerri, because the politics today are now different or is it because the deal is different? >> you know probably a little bit of both. you have to admit this is the way everything happens in washington these days, almost
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every issue of significance almosts almost entirely partisan issue which is unfortunate on many levels that is the reality. the that is just the way washington is right now. this deal proved to be particularly contentious because i think there was great debate of idea over having a deal. a lot of conversation is about the specifics which is appropriate but in a way a lot of the debate is at higher level. there is basics disagreement whether it is trying to have an agreement with the iranian region game whether it is stablizing force or destablizing force. when that debate that that basic it is hard to get in the middle. jenna: ted cruz is running for president and this is part of his platform so certainly there are politics in play in the language that he is using but today, 14 years past 9/11 we thought it was appropriate to introduce this sound to our viewers and get your thoughts on it because it comes to the core issue you're talking about whether or not a deal is appropriate. let's go ahead and play that
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sound. >> osama bin laden, never had $100 billion. he was filled with bilious hatred and using rudimentary tools, murdered nearly 3,000 americans on september 11th, 2001. we're now talking about giving the ayatollah khamenei, a theocratic, homicidal maniac who hates america every bit as much as bin laden did, giving him $100 billion. to carry out his murderous plan. jenna: what do you think about that, gerri, that argument? >> well, it is a bit of a stretch on a couple of counts. nobody is giving iran $100 billion. it is $100 billion of iranian money that has been frozen. secondly, i think the real fear about this agreement isn't that it is somehow going to fund an attack on u.s. it is really more about the money that will be unfrozen and freed up, funding iranian misbehavior in the region.
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i think israelis and gulf arab states have a lot more to worry about in terms of what that money might fund than the united states does but it's a legitimate fear. i just wouldn't characterize quite that way. jenna: perhaps not. the language is inflammatory but we do know that iran is the number one sponsor of state terror. we know recently released documents of bin laden letters found in the compound, iran was used by al qaeda to harbor terrorists. we do know that from iran. when you look at polling from americans there is a fundamental fear what is potentially ahead. do you think that has properly been addressed? politics aside, from either side, has anyone really had an honest conversation with the american people about why we should think we're truly safer because of the deal? >> well, you know i think this goes back to another one of those very fundamental disagreements, not about the details but about the nature of the agreement. this was an agreement that was designed to stop for a 10-year period at least advances in the iranian nuclear program and
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there was a decision made not just by the u.s. but by its allies to not at the same time try to deal with other iranian behaviors that were troublesome. to deal with those in separate channel. you can agree or disagree with that position or that decision but that is what this is about. there was no attempt to actually connect the nuclear issue with other iranian behavior. the challenge now, and i think where people start to come back together you saw it from hillary clinton this week, the challenge for people who disagree deeply about the agreement to come together on more unified american strategy for dealing with other iranian behaviors. i actually think that will happen. jenna: let me ask you a brief, final question here. something that you mentioned in your column saying one of the things we could see after this deal is done officially once and for all, that we could see further bad behavior by iran. i, we mentioned this, gerri, because it makes it unique. you are imprisoned in iran as journalist many, many years ago. you don't have the same plight
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for americans still in prison long now but what are your fears. hard-liners in this iran are as posed as republicans for totally different reasons. they want to show to the world they're not vowing in the u.s. there might be efforts trying to find ways to make that point creating more problem in long term. moderates may have to let them get away with that. i think that is legitimate short term secure. jenna: we'll watch the ayatollah twitter feed which is tough to read at times. but he continues to put his message out there about the great satan and destruction of israel. we'll see what happens next. gerri, always great to have you, thank you very much. >> thanks, jenna. jon: the man charged with killing his own father found unfit to stand trial in new york. what it moons for the murder case against the ivy league graduate and whether he could still inherit his father's fortune. plus, diners interrupted by a wild police chase. the gunman running inside of a crowded restaurant.
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jon: some new information on two legal cases we're, i should say we're following on "happening now". first, princeton graduate charged with murdering his own father is ruled not mentally fit to stand trial. jonathan gilbert, jr., accused shooting his father inside their new york city apartment after argument about his allowance. his father want the to reduce it. he staged scene like a suicide. two court appointed psychiatrists ruled that gilbert is now mentally unfit to stand trial. the ruling may allow gilbert to inherit part of his father as fortune. we have two criminal defense attorneys. ashley, seems like there was a lot of premeditation in this crime. if that is the case how does the guy wind up being mentally unfit? >> there are two different analysis. one whether he is competent to
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sand trial. which is with we have ruled on now. the judge and psychiatrists have said he is not competent to stand trial. that has nothing to do with whether or not he was really insane or premeditated act. what we worry about now whether he can assist the attorney and participate in his own defense. if he is not, he is unfit. they have to either medicate him, teach him how to become competent with training and social classes things like that, in order to have him even stand trial. later on the determination would be made whether or not he was legally insane at time of the offense. and that is where the premeditation would come in. that tends to negate that he was legally insane. jon: fred, talk about, pardon me, premeditation. the suspect goes to the apartment, asks his mother to step out so he could have time alone with his father. she comes back 15 minutes later. finds her husband dead with a gun in his hand. apparently accusation from
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police is that the son put it there to make it look like a suicide. >> right. jon: that doesn't sound like somebody who is mentally incompetent. >> no, exactly. what that shows that is fact which the jury can draw he knows right from wrong. he tried to hide his crime. he clearly knows right from wrong. whether he is competent to stand trial is concerned, he got through princeton. i don't know about you, took me 10 nanoseconds to get rejected from princeton. i find it at a loss how he is not competent to stand trial. jon: at the same time, ashley, his mother and his sister, the individual woe are left with a -- the widow, left with a case, where the brother who they presumably they love is not facing, is not facing jail right now. is there a way, once he gets mental treatment, can prosecutors bring these charges back? they have asked the judge for time to challenge the ruling? >> right. definitely. what usually happens where
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someone is unfit to stand trial. they usually go to mental institute and psychiatrists and sewing workers work with them to restore competency. bring him to a level where he can stand trial in this case. then they have their day in court once they're able to stand trial. it usually takes several months. most of the people competent tendency can be restored. only time where there is organic brain damage or something like that. doesn't sound like we have that in this case. jon: we'll keep viewers updated about this case. we want to tell you a story about a kayaker who drowned in new york's hudson river this past spring. now it is a murder case. his fiance is charged. coroner's report is under attack by the attorney for the defendant. the report obtained by "the new york times" says the death of vincent via for was caused by the unplugging of his kayak drain. his fiance, angelica graswald
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said that he relied on speculation from the case and the that the case was ruled homicide without any medical evidence. fred, let's ask you about that. the report again, obtained by "the new york times," the prosecutors have not publicly released it but "the times" says, it says that the cause of death was drowning due to plug being removed by some other person. does that wash? >> right. well, actually it does wash, jon. what the defense lawyer is upset about this examiner will get on witness stand to testify about these facts and their concern that the examiner is carries imprimatur about expertise. if this, nobody would have a problem finding out if she looked at this guy and died from electrocution, that he died because his wife died by dropping a hair dryer why
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bathtub. defense lawyer can examine her where the information came problem. that is why the good lord established cross-examination. she can establish reasonable doubt but i don't think it is proper for her to do this. jon: sound like fred likes the line in coroner's report. what do you think about it. >> i would of lo the to have the coroner on the stand to cross-examine this is absolutely ridiculous. that this coroner can go so far that the plug pulled out and that is not accidental. that it wasn't accidental death. no way for this coroner to be able to determine whether or not medically this was a homicide. and this is a doctor doing this report, evaluating bottomeddy, trying to determine if it was accidental, suicide, homicide. there is no way to say it is one or the other in this case given the facts of the case and actual body that the medical examiner can look at. jon: there are two cases. we'll con to watch them both. sorry we have a run. ashley merchant, fred tecce. >> thank you. jenna: high-profile clip ton
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supporters are blaming the media for hillary clinton's email scandal and her dip in the polls. is the media out to get her? our media panel weighs in next.
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jon: well, right now your vice president, joe biden, is sparking new speculation about whether he might run for the big office, the presidency. this after some mixed messages about 2016. here's the vp last night on the
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late show with stephen colbert. >> i don't think any man or woman should run for president unless, number one, they know exactly why they would want to be president and, two, they can look at the folks out there and say i promise you, you have my whole heart, my whole soul, my energy and my passion to do this. and, and i'd be lying if i said that i knew i was there. jon: lynn sweet is the washington bureau chief for the "chicago sun-times", rich lowry, the editor of the national review and a fox news contributor. lynn, to you first. i don't know, do you want to try to interpret what joe biden is saying there, and overall how are the media treating him? >> treating him with kid gloves. everyone's aware of the pain that he's going through as we see in the interview with stephen colbert. because of the death of his son, beau.
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and i think the message he's sending is refreshingly the one we're hearing. he would like to run, he's torn, and he doesn't know if he's emotionally up to it. i think in this case what we see is what's happening. jon: all right. rich, even his detractors say that joe biden is a gifted politician, somebody who can kind of light up a room. what do you think about the media treatment he is getting especially given what happened to beau? >> well, i agree with lynn. he's getting a lot of sympathy, justify buy and understandably -- justifiably and understand write so. and also secretly every political journalist in the country is rooting for him to get in. jon: you think so? >> oh, absolutely. it's an amazing story. and, look, i'm one of those biden detractors for decades now, but he is impossible not to like. and just in these few interviews over the last several weeks he's showed more sincerity and been a
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more sympathetic figure than hillary is, has the entire campaign. and hillary has, you know, well-paid consultants locked in a room right now trying to come up with a plan for her to show that kind of human side that joe biden is every day. jon: well, let's talking about hillary clinton. positive or negative. she continues to dominate the 2016 coverage, at least on the democratic side. seems like no matter what she says, the media immediately picks up on it. some clinton supporters are blaming the press for the problems with her campaign. lynn, what do you think about it? there are a lot of those, you know, hillary supporters who say she would be doing much better, she would be having far fewer problems if the media just didn't pick on her so much. >> well, let's separate out a little bit of what you're saying. now, there's one, david brock, who is a well known defender of hillary clinton, is leading the charge against the mainstream media.
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he has a book out. particularly he's taking aim at "the new york times." but i think, jon, you do need to separate that from the rest of the reporters who are covering the e-mail story that is drowning out a lot of other things that she's saying and doing in her campaign. but the true measure is, of course, i would say how much of what she's doing is being drowned out in new hampshire, iowa and south carolina. that's, that would be be the main issue for her. we have a poll showing that she's basically now only neck and neck with bernie sanders. jon: yep. >> but i don't think that there is media out to get her in any organized way. i think that's ridiculous. i think that she has a leading defender, as i said, taking on "the new york times." jon: rich, in an earlier clinton administration it was a vast right-wing conspiracy. is there something like that going on these days, maybe even a left-wing conspiracy that is causing hillary clinton's problems? >> yeah. the media is not -- the
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conspiracy is now so vast, jon, that it includes "the new york times." and i never would have thought we'd have "the new york times" being included in the right-wing orbit that's allegedly out to get hillary clinton. look, the coverage has been tough, and there are a couple reasons for that. one, no one believes her explanation on the e-mails, especially reporters who are following it closely. that matters. reporters also get the sense that she can't stand them, and she tolerates them at best. and then finally, a lot of the coverage is always driven by the polls. and her poll numbers have been sinking like a stone which is a natural formula for negative coverage. jon: lynn, let me just ask you about one part of that. you know, if you're a judge, if you're an attorney, even if you don't like your client, you're supposed to give him the best possible representation. are the media, if they don't
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personally like hillary clinton, are they supposed to be, i don't know, a little more uplifting i? >> no, no, no. first of all, i have covered people i -- who rub me the wrong way personally -- >> who, lynn? name some. >> i'm talking about people, you know, through my hundred years of covering people. in the end, the story's the story. whether or not they might give you a nicer smile or hello, when you're dealing at the level of a presidential campaign, few reporters spend a lot of time with the candidate on a consistent, daily basis or you have an expectation to. some have is their m.o. as being approachable. bernie sanders is approachable. donald trump is calling in to a lot of places. so i think the coverage is often dictated more by events than personality. reporters are following the e-mail story because, rich, as you said, there's just a lot of questions that are answered, and
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every month we get this load of new e-mails. so, you know, that keeps the story alive. and, again, jon and rich, i just don't think this is personality-driven on the part of professional journalists, as you're sunlighting. >> i agree with you really quickly. the story is important, but perm relationships are important too -- personal relationships are important too. john mccain made practically a career out of developing personal relationships with almost every major journalist. jon: we'll continue to watch these issues very closely. rich lowry, leadership sweet, thank you -- lynn sweet, thank you both. >> thank you. ♪ ♪ jenna: the nation remembering 9/11 today 14 years after the terror attacks. defense secretary ash carter hosting a ceremony at the pentagon where nearly 200 people were killed on september 11th, 2001. ceremony participants laying a wreath to remember those victims and unfurling an american flag on the side of the building where flight 77 hit.
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the plane crash sparked a massive fire that injured 160 people. recovery efforts began at the pentagon almost immediately. employees moved back into the outer ring offices in august 2002, the year later, but we remember this part of 9/11 today. america is uniting in so many ways to honor the victims of the 9/11 attacks, but also those who paid the ultimate sacrifice and the two wars that follow ld. in cedar grove, new jersey, just 40 minutes outside manhattan, students placing 2,977 flags exactly outside their high school, each one listing the name of a person killed in the world trade center attacks. at the kennedy space center in florida, firefighters this morning dedicating a piece of the trade center's steel, now part of a memorial garden honoring all the victims that day. and this evening, six years after requesting a piece of 9/11 debris to make up a memorial, members of the travis manning foundation and residents of the fallen soldier's hometown in doylestown, pennsylvania, will
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dedicate a 20-foot, two-ton beam in honor of the first lieutenant with the worlds renew, resolve, remember. he was killed during a fire fight with insurgents in iraq in 2007. the 26-year-old was among the thousands of brave servicemen and women who died or were injured in battle fighting for our country in the wars in act and afghanistan. --? iraq and afghanistan. i could ge. now you can, with the luxuriously transformed 2016 lexus es and es hybrid. z
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jenna: time for the fox 411 and a look at the new movies coming out this weekend including one thriller you don't need a big budget to rake in big bucks. we had a chance to sit down with the producer who joins us now. >> hey, good morning, i sat down with jay blum himself to get the 411 on how his movies have been scaring audiences for years and how his latest one, the visit, trust me, is no exception. >> big budgets and even bigger egos. hollywood is known for wasting
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millions on overbloated flops, but in this town there's one man who's found a movie-making model that's changing it all. >> congratulations and is thank you for taking the time for us today. >> thank you. >> your movies, since 2009, have grossed over $1.4 billion. tell me a little bit about the blumhouse model of movie making. >> low budgets and high profits. >> so a typical budget for one of your movies is under five million? >> yeah. almost everything we do is under $5 million. that's our ceiling. >> how do you do that? >> the actors, directors, writers, everyone works for the lowest amount you're allowed to pay, and everyone has a piece of the movie. the second way, we are very careful there are not too many speaking parts. the audience never says the movie feels cheap. >> and now blumhouse is about to release another sure-to-be hit. >> tell me about the visit. >> it's by m. knight shyamalan
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who's one of my favorite filmmakers ever, and the movie is basically about two kids. they're going to spend a week for the first time in their lives with their grandparents, and things go very, or very wrong. >> what makes a movie blum-worthy? >> does it feel different? i think that's the most important thing. a very close second and interrelated to that is, is it scary? >> jason isn't scared of the changing media landscape, recently fining a ten-year, first-look deal with nbc universal. and blumhouse productions isn't slowing down. >> not slowing down at all, jenna. he's produced 81 movies for a total combined production budget of $30 million. that's peanuts in hollywood. the visit is out in theaters today. jenna: have you seen it? did you get a preview? >> i did, it's scary! [laughter] jenna: i can't even watch the commercials. >> oh, my god, i needed a glass
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of wine after just to relax. [laughter] jenna: interesting that everyone that works on the movie gets a share of it. >> he really kind of is reinventing how movies are produced in hollywood. it's great stuff. jenna: michael, thank you. >> thank you. jon: well, the scherr has not been -- the summer has not been kind to california with drought plaguing almost the entire state, helping wildfires spread fast there. could new weather patterns bring that state some much-needed relief? plus, fox news team coverage as the world remembers the 9/11 attacks and the victims 14 years later. when your windshield needs fixed... trust safelite. our exclusive trueseal technology means a strong reliable bond. at safelite we stand behind our work... ...because the ones you love, sit behind it. (softly) ♪safelite repair, safelite replace♪ still not sure whether to stay or go on that business trip? ♪ should i stay or should i go well this fall stay with choice hotels two times and earn a free night. when it comes to business, you always have a choice.
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i'm a gas service rep for pg&e in san jose.. as a gas service rep we are basically the ambassador of the company. we make the most contact with the customers on a daily basis. i work hand-in-hand with crews to make sure our gas pipes are safe. my wife and i are both from san jose. my kids and their friends live in this community.
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every time i go to a customer's house, their children could be friends with my children so it's important to me. one of the most rewarding parts of this job is after you help a customer, seeing a smile on their face. together, we're building a better california. ♪ ♪ jon: let's check out what is ahead on "outnumbered" at the top of the hour. sandra and harris, what do you have? happy friday, jon. hillary clinton's lead is
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slipping among democrats. with only vice president joe biden making serious gains. will he surge and will this surge help him to decide soon to get in? >> plus, the pentagon investigating reports that officials altered intel reports to paint a rosier picture of our battle with isis. if that's true, will anyone be held accountable? >> maybe that's why the president thought it was a jv team. and as we mark 14 years since 9/11, former navy seal rob o'neill, the man who took out usama bin laden, reflects on that raid and this or not day. >> outnumbered," top of the hour. join us. jon: look forward to it, thank you. jenna: a fox extreme weather alert now. release could be on the way for drought-stricken california where lack of rain is sparking dozens of wildfires. now a new forecast shows el mean you may bring -- niño may bring weather to the state. >> hello, everyone, that's right.
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we're looking at el niño across the pacific, and it developed earlier this year during the spring months, and it has quickly developed into one of the strongest ones we have seen on record. el niño brings all kinds of impacts not only to the u.s. weather, but also across the world. now, you mentioned the conditions across california, very dire. we're looking at more than 70% right now of state of california under the worst two categories of drought, and that is exceptional and extreme. so we're looking at a huge deficit this terms of how much rainfall we need. and over the next seven days, one of our computer models shows it should get more active out across the west, several rounds of rainfall not only across california, but other drought-stricken states, even across parts of the pacific northwest. this by no means, though, will be enough to be a drought buster, but we'll welcome, of course, any rain we can get across parts of california and the west. what el niño does coming up late fall and winter is it shifts the
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pacific storm track and brings more storms across parts of the southwestern u.s., so we could start to see a lot more beneficial rainfall where we really need it. that, of course, would be welcome news. and other welcome news is a quieter atlantic hurricane season. we tend to see a lot of winter out here, that limits development, so that's why we've been seeing a little bit of a quieter season. ask otherwise, jenna, i want to point out this weekend coming up, we do have some severe weather forecast across the east coast and today across parts of the southeast. over to you. jenna: maria, thank you. jon: go, el niño. new next hour of "happening now," we will take you live to sacramento where preparations are underway for a major loamcoming for those brave americans who helped stop a terror attack on that train heading for paris. plus, one man taking the ultimate journey for a cause close to his heart. how he was able to travel six continents and run six marathons in just five days. i say we go all in on the internet of things.
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>> 14 years since 9/11. we remember the families of those who lost their lives in that terrible attack. jenna: always will. see you back here in an hour. "outnumbered" starts right now. >> this is "outnumbered" on this fine friday. i'm harris faulkner. here today sandra smith, andrea tantaros, democratic strategist and fox news contributor julie row begins city, and our #oneluckyguy. former member of navy seal team six, rob o'neill. we're glad he is with us on important day to share his insights and as america reps september 11th, 2001, your life, our lives changed forever. >> they are changed. so good to be here ben, on 9/11 anniversary in new york. this is a city that doesn't forget. so real on the stage to deal with families.


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